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In a Moscow park, her producer jogs backwards, using his phone to film as Liza Anokhina runs and blows raspberries. Tall and slim and wearing thick makeup for the shoot, she squeals with laughter when she views the result.
PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar says the policy was never implemented to begin with
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says pro-Duterte bloggers have become viable sources of information for netizens who don't trust media outlets critical of the administration
'We know that in our Constitution, there is freedom of expression but because of this freedom of expression, naabuso na kasi,' says Senator Manny Pacquiao
'You cannot just attack a person without basis, and then hide behind the skirt of free expression,' says Senator Grace Poe at the second Senate hearing on fake news
'Now is a time for making choices amid battles between truth and lies, debate and dissonance, democracy and dictatorship,' the bloggers say in their manifesto of support
Bloggers' accreditation is provided by the office of PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, who frequently attacks Rappler on social media for its reportage
Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.
The Presidential Spokesman maintains he has fulfilled Duterte's orders: 'I stated what I think is right, and I stated what I think is true'
They ask President Duterte's spokesperson to resign after he said he'd explain to supporters how valuable critical journalism had been to the government and even to Duterte's electoral victory in 2016
'Kung wala ang bloggers, paano 'yung coverage namin?' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
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'No sir, masaya po kami naka-detain siya,' Thinking Pinoy blogger RJ Nieto proudly says in a public hearing when asked to apologize to detained Senator Leila de Lima
Senator Nancy Binay reminds Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson that all government officials are bound by the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees
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In many ways, pro-Duterte bloggers do the job of the PCOO especially when it comes to managing backlash against the administration and promoting government programs
Pro-Duterte bloggers receive unusual privileges from the Presidential Communications Operations Office to consolidate support for the popular president and silence critics
Malacañang will check the veracity of the reports of bloggers who are allowed to cover presidential events says Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
Vague wording and lack of appreciation for realities of presidential coverage plague PCOO s interim social media policy
The PCOO gives in to accommodate some bloggers and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson who called for a more populist accreditation policy
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Social media practitioners 18 years old or above who have at least 5 000 followers and generate news about President Rodrigo Duterte may be given accreditation
With their IDs bloggers were given access to the International Media Center press kits lunch buffet and various activities organized for media like Media Night All these are paid for by taxpayers money
Who is more inclined towards truth-telling?
3rd UPDATE The Ilocos Norte governor joins the trip to meet Ilocano OFWs in the Middle East Uson is there to boost morale and well being among OFWs says Malacañang
Pro Duterte bloggers bristle at proposals prohibiting them from using offensive language saying this is what makes their blogs popular
Bloggers who apply for Palace accreditation must commit to publishing only truthful and accurate information according to a draft PCOO memorandum circular
The policy will allow bloggers to be recognized as legitimate sources of information and provide a system of accreditation says the Presidential Communications Operations Office
Longtime bloggers weigh in on the Malacañang media accreditation debate
President Rodrigo Duterte gives the go signal for some bloggers to occasionally cover Palace events like press briefings and presidential activities
I can imagine it s not difficult for [Martin Andanar] to have felt legitimized when he was enlisted as newspaper columnist Now he s thinking of legitimizing bloggers as members of the press themselves
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The appointment of the controversial blogger draws comments from fans and haters alike
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The battle for hearts and minds is no longer just a battle for the truth It has become a battle in which noise and vitriol have become the most deadly weapons
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UPDATED If Roy Ngerng misses an installment he would have to pay the full amount of SGD 150 000 immediately